Tuesday, March 24th, 2009
Marie W. Smith, 82, 814 Hackney Street, St. Marys, and formerly of Shawnee, Okla., died at 3:20 a.m. March 23, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Duncan, Okla., to Hubert and Dillie Mae Wells Yates. On Dec. 15, 1953, she married James Smith, who died Aug. 4, 2005.
Surviving are a daughter, Cynthia (Clayton) Lauth, Mendon; and a sister, Joyce Cottrell, Rising Star, Texas.
Deceased are three siblings, Leon and Howard Yates and Bernice Jackson; and a grandson.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist faith.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Private family burial services will be held at a later date.
Calling is noon until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.